Morning Read: A Look Inside the Bloomberg Mansions; No Masks on Wall Street; Ellner for Manhattan BP?

Photos of the interior of Mayor Bloomberg’s homes in New York and London disappeared from the website of his interior decorator yesterday.

Five people arrested during a protest at Wall Street yesterday were charged with violating an obscure, 150-year-old statute that prohibits masked gatherings.

Michael Powell decries the lack of interest in New York elections.

Brian Ellner, one of the leaders in the fight to legalize same-sex marriage, is considering a run for Manhattan borough president.

Andrew Cuomo doesn’t sound keen on Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to permit street hails in New York City.

A water main break shut down the city.

Rick Perry’s immigration stance may endear him to the Hispanic small business owners he met in Inwood yesterday.

What do you New York’s moneyed class think of the Texas governor?

More pedestrians than previously thought have been injured by bicycles on city streets.

The publisher of the Financial Times received $13.5 million in city and state tax breaks to relocate to Manhattan.

A group of lawmakers want the state to shoulder more of Medicaid costs, and place less of a burden on the counties.

The grand jury that has been hearing evidence in the police ticket-fixing investigation is expected to begin deciding on charges in the case as early as today.

Experts say that President Barack Obama will soon have to go negative in order to win re-election.

 

Morning Read: A Look Inside the Bloomberg Mansions; No Masks on Wall Street; Ellner for Manhattan BP?